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Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Cavaliers 02/23/2022 Basketball Betting, Analysis and Preview

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Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Cavaliers 02-23-2022 Basketball Betting Analysis and Preview

Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Cavaliers 02/23/2022 – The Duke Blue Devils will take on the Virginia Cavaliers at the John Paul Jones Arena on Wednesday evening. The Duke Blue Devils are first in the Atlantic Coast with a conference score of 13-3 and an overall score of 23-4. The Blue Devils are just one spot above Notre Dame on the table. The Virginia Cavaliers are sixth in the Atlantic Coast with a conference record of 11-6 and an overall record of 17-10. NCAA basketball lines are predicting a win for the Duke Blue Devils in this game.

Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Cavaliers 02/23/2022

When:Wednesday, February 23, 7:00 PM ET
Where:John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Virginia
TV:ESPN
Stream:Sofascore
Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Cavaliers 02/23/2022
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Duke Blue Devils-6.5 (-107)128.5 o (-107)-200
Virginia Cavaliers+6.5 (-107)128.5 u (-107)+150
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Duke Blue Devils

The Duke Blue Devils seem to be doing well this season. The Blue Devils played against Florida State on Saturday and won 88-70. The lead scorer for the team in that game was Paolo Banchero who scored 17 points overall. Banchero is also leading the score otherwise for Duke with 16.9 points. Wendell Moore Jr. is also having a fantastic season with 13.9 points and 4.6 assists. The Blue Devils are scoring an average of 80.1 points in every game and restricting their opponents to 65.3 points per game.

Players to watch: P. Banchero F (GP 27, MIN 31.4, PTS 16.9, REB 8.4, AST 2.7, STL 1.1, BLK 1, TO 2.4, FG% 47.1, FT% 77.5, 3P% 29.9), W. Moore Jr. F (GP 27, MIN 33.9, PTS 13.9, REB 5.6, AST 4.6, STL 1.6, BLK 0.1, TO 2.1, FG% 51.7, FT% 75.6, 3P% 40.2), T. Keels G (GP 24, MIN 30.6, PTS 12, REB 4, AST 3.2, STL 1.5, BLK 0, TO 1.4, FG% 40.7, FT% 68.6, 3P% 32.8).

Virginia Cavaliers

The Virginia Cavaliers are in the sixth position in the Atlantic Coast Conference. In their last game, the Cavaliers played against the Miami Hurricanes and won 74-71. Jayden Gardner was the lead scorer for Virginia against Miami and scored 23 points overall. Kihei Clark also contributed with 17 points. Gardner is the lead scorer overall for the team and has an average of 15.3 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. The Cavaliers are scoring an average of 63.4 points in every game and restricting the scoring by opponents to 60.1 points per game.

Players to watch: J. Gardner F (GP 27, MIN 32, PTS 15.3, REB 7.1, AST 1.6, STL 0.5, BLK 0.5, TO 1.7, FG% 51.7, FT% 82.1, 3P% 33.3), A. Franklin G (GP 27, MIN 30.2, PTS 11.6, REB 2.6, AST 1.6, STL 1.3, BLK 0.3, TO 1.3, FG% 40.2, FT% 76.8, 3P% 25.2), K. Clark G (GP 27, MIN 35.1, PTS 9.9, REB 3, AST 4.1, STL 0.8, BLK 0.1, TO 2.2, FG% 39.8, FT% 81.4, 3P% 36.4).

Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Cavaliers Betting Predictions

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Duke Blue Devils

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Duke’s last 6 games.
Blue Devils are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games.
Duke are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games against Virginia.
Duke are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games against Virginia.
Blue Devils are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road.

Virginia Cavaliers

Virginia are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Virginia’s last 7 games.
Virginia are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia’s last 5 games against Duke.
Virginia are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games at home.

Duke Blue Devils vs Virginia Cavaliers Betting Picks

Summary: The Virginia Cavaliers are not too bad and are equally strong in their offense and defense. However, the Duke Blue Devils will stop at nothing to win this game and thus are favored to win this game by NCAA basketball odds 2022.

Moneyline: -200 is the ML for the Devils and +150 is the ML for the Cavaliers.

ATS: A spread of -6.5 (-107) is out for Duke and a spread of +6.5 (-107) is out for Virginia.

Totals: Look for the total to go over 128.5 (-107) for the Blue Devils and the same to go under for the Cavaliers.

Score Prediction: 71-62, Blue Devils win.